Sandy Hook Promise’s no-cost Say Something program teaches middle and high school students to recognize the warning signs of someone at-risk of hurting themselves or others and how to say something to a trusted adult to get help. The Say Something program develops social-emotional learning (SEL) skills and seamlessly aligns with any school’s existing SEL curriculum, instruction, and programming. Below are resources that will help you bring Say Something to your school or youth organization.
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Here is the Say Something PowerPoint presentation for your review and here is the Say Something Distance Learning PowerPoint presentation for your review.
After the student training, sustain the Say Something program into your school or youth organization’s culture using the resources below.
After you deliver the Core Training to students, you can begin to integrate the Say Something principles into your school’s culture by regularly engaging students in discussions using this easy-to-use Educators Guide.
This guide is for educators who teaching in a virtual environment and contains engaging activities you can use to integrate the Say Something principles into your school’s virtual culture.
The Say Something Letter Template for Educators introduces the Say Something program to your school or youth organization.
This two-minute video is designed to help promote Say Something and teach the three steps. It can be used to quickly remind students of the three–step process and can also be shared with school staff, parents and community members.
Each year, thousands of schools and youth organizations nationwide participate in Say Something Week. They come together to raise awareness about Say Something as well as celebrate upstanders and trusted adults. Below are resources that will help you to implement a great Say Something Week!
This Say Something Week Planning Guide provides ideas and best practices for teachers, staff, and administrators. The guide provides a planning strategy and sample, easy-to-implement activities —whether you do activities all week or just one day of the national call-to-action week.
This Say Something Week Planning Guide provides ideas and best practices for students seeking to play a leadership role in implementing Say Something Week. The guide provides a planning strategy and sample activities for the entire week or even one day.
Check out these signature activities that schools and student leaders have implemented during past Say Something Weeks. These engaging activities reinforce the Say Something message and help to integrate this message into a school’s culture.
Below are documents that will help you with promoting and implementing a Great Say Something Week. They are downloadable in Microsoft Word so that you can customize.
Resources are available in multiple languages including Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Kreyol, and Vietnamese.
Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Promise Clubs are student-led organizations that work to prevent violence in their communities by teaching, modelling, and sustaining Sandy Hook Promise’s Start With Hello and Say Something programs.
Students in all grade levels can start or join SAVE Promise Clubs, either as a stand-alone club or embedded into an existing club such as SADD, Student Council, FCCLA, or another student leadership, civic, or kindness club. Many SAVE Promise Clubs are successful meeting only once or twice a month and organizing four activities throughout the year.
Click here for more information about what SAVE Promise Clubs are and how to start one.